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  1. Rudi KieferRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Times

    ... seeing in the 21st century started in the previous one. But they are gaining in urgency. On May 7, 2015, the town of Venus, Texas, was rattled by a strong earthquake. Measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale, the quake did not inflict the catastrophic ...

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  2. Flash flooding in parts of North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KCEN

    ... emergency personnel used an unmanned drone to get a rescue line to a family whose home - located between Mansfield and Venus - was surrounded by flood waters. "My wife looked out the window and said, "Oh my God, the water's under the house!'" said ...

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  3. National Guard Helps Johnson County Flash Flood VictimsRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | CBS Local

    VENUS - Intense rains pummeled parts of North Texas Saturday night, causing a rash of flash floods that left many Johnson County residents scared and stranded. The couple woke up to a loud noise and found their home of twenty years engulfed by a raging current of water.

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  4. REPLAY: Rescue drama in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Here's a replay with highlights of the dramatic rescue of a couple from their flooded home in rural Johnson County REPLAY: Rescue drama in Johnson County Here's a replay with highlights of the dramatic rescue of a couple from their flooded home in rural Johnson County Check out this story on WFAA.com: http://on.wfaa.com/1bYjn6m A multi-pronged rescue involving an unmanned drone, a rubber raft and finally a Texas National Guard Black Hawk helicopter saved a Venus couple Sunday morning after rising, rushing waters surrounded their home. "God bless every one of them," Bill Kastel said.

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  5. SMU scientists will study magnitude-4 quake, 22 others in Venus-Midlothian areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Dallas Morning News

    Researchers at Southern Methodist University said Friday that they will work with state and federal scientists to investigate a sequence of earthquakes near Venus, south of Mansfield and west of Midlothian, including the most powerful quake to rumble through North Texas. Just a day earlier, a magnitude-4 temblor had shaken Venus at 5:58 p.m. and was felt from Arlington to Mansfield, Midlothian to Alvarado, and Cleburne to Dallas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  6. Five saltwater wells voluntarily shut down in response to earthquakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Business Journal

    ... of Fort Worth. The U.S. Geological Survey confirmed the magnitude of the earthquake just outside the city limits of Venus on Thursday afternoon. The Texas Railroad Commission reported that it promptly notified the well operators that they ...

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  7. SMU researchers say theya re not surprised by Thursdaya s stronger earthquake near VenusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Star-Telegram.com

    About 16 hours after the largest earthquake on record in North Texas shook Venus and parts of surrounding cities, the event was the talk of the morning at the Shell station at U.S. 67 and Farm Road 157. "Everybody is asking, 'Did you feel it? Did you feel it?'" said Maria Tanguma, who works at the convenience store.

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  8. James WillinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Ennisdailynews.com

    James Willingham, 64, of Venus, Texas, passed away on May 7, 2015. Services are pending under the direction of Eternal Rest Funeral Home of Ennis.

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  9. Rare 4.0 quake rocks north Texas amid fracking debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Russia Taday

    ... has fueled speculation that fracking is responsible for this seismic activity. The earthquake, which struck near Venus , about 30 miles (48 kilometers) southwest of Dallas, at 5:58 p.m., was the most powerful to strike the region since seismic ...

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  10. Strongest North Texas quake yet, magnitude 4.0, hits near Venus, rattling DFW's southern edgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Business Journal

    North Texas continued to rumble underground on Thursday evening when a 4.0-magnitude earthquake -- the largest North Texas tremor yet -- struck in Venus, a small community south of Mansfield and west of Midlothian. The tremor hit at 5:58 p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  11. North Texas records 4.0 magnitude earthquake, no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Daily Reporter

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.0 magnitude quake was recorded at 5:58 p.m. CDT Thursday centered on Mountain Creek, about 30 miles southwest of Dallas in Johnson County, between the communities of Venus and Lillian. USGS maps show the tremor was felt from southern Fort Worth and Arlington south to Hillsboro.

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  12. Another Earthquake Rocks North Texas; Felt In Parts Of This AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | KWTX

    A 4.0-magnitude earthquake was recorded at 5:58 p.m. Thursday centered on Mountain Creek about 30 miles southwest of Dallas in Johnson County, between the communities of Venus and Lillian, the U.S. Geological Survey said There were no reports of injuries, but a Twitter message from the Johnson County Emergency Management Office said reports of minor damage to two foundations were being investigated. Time Manufacturing has an immediate opening for a CNC Programmer .

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  13. Johnson County shaken by 4.0 quakeRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    A 4.0-magnitude earthquake hit Venus at 5:58 p.m. Thursday. It is the strongest quake in the last two years in North Texas.

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  14. 4.0 quake between Mansfield, Venus is biggest yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Star-Telegram.com

    A 4.0-magnitude earthquake shook Johnson and southern Tarrant counties Thursday evening, the biggest quake ever to rattle North Texas, the federal earthquake monitoring agency reported. The earthquake's epicenter was 3 miles north-northwest of Venus and 6 miles south of Mansfield, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

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  15. 4.0-magnitude quake in Venus rattles much of North TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Dallas Morning News

    Parts of North Texas just experienced the most powerful earthquake so far to rumble through this part of the world: a 4.0-magnitude temblor in Venus , just south of Mansfield and west of Midlothian. According to the U.S. Geological Survey - and countless reports on Twitter and via email - it occurred at 5:58 p.m. It was felt from Arlington to Mansfield, Midlothian to Alvarado, Cleburne to Dallas, according to the USGS .

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  16. Thursday, February 26, 2015Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | Wise County Messenger Online

    ... EAGLES, HOUNDS ADVANCE - Caleb Smith poured in 29 points as 11 Bulls scored in Bridgeport's 90-33 dismantling of Venus in the 4A Region I bi-district game. Decatur took down Alvarado 54-35 behind 19 points from freshman Mason Hix. Slidell senior ...

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  17. Lenora Rolla Heritage CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... work during a juried art show at the Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum in Fort Worth on Thursday. A painting titled Venus by Cedar Hill-based artist Ebony Lewis is on display at a juried art show at the Lenora Rolla Heritage Center Museum in Fort ...

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  18. Woman dies after stepdaughter's Air Force trainee ex-boyfriend...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Daily Mail

    ... wound to the head, the Marion County Sheriff's Office told Daily Mail Online. Pollard, an Air Force trainee from Venus, Texas, also shot Mrs Hutson's husband Richard, 36, when he stormed into the house after midnight. Mary Lou Hutson, 55, died after ...

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  19. Florida woman dies weeks after Christmas Day shootingRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | KSWO

    ... hree children ages 17, 15 and 12 hid in the bathroom before fleeing to a neighbor's house. Pollard drove from his home Venus, Texas, just before the shooting. He fatally shot himself hours later after authorities spotted him driving on Interstate 10.

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  20. Reptile breeding conference in Arlington is a slithering sensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... who quickly reached to help her with the wriggling reptile. Several rows over, Antonio, 12, and Javier Aguilera, 9, of Venus, checked out snakes with their mother while waiting their turn to hold an adult yellow, black and brown Jungle carpet ...

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